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James Jones And Teammate On Precipice Of Making Sixth Straight NBA Finals

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.26.2016 | Sports

James Jones, the the 6-foot-9 swingman who has made a career out of his brilliant shooting from beyond the arc, is on the brink of cementing his legac...

Killing Queers in Indiana

J. Patrick Redmond | Posted 04.27.2016 | Queer Voices
J. Patrick Redmond

In 1986 Robbie Palmer was murdered in rural Indiana, his body dumped in a farm field drainage ditch, left there to rot, a carcass for the turtles and wildlife to eat. His murder took place long before anyone knew the name Matthew Shepard.

Obama and Cuba, Trump and AIPAC... and Brussels

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.23.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

What If They Wore Two Gloves? Awful terrorism seems to validate Trump's hard line. Security analysts point out that each of the two suspected suic...

Man Reportedly Dies Shielding Mother From Gunfire

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 06.21.2015 | Crime

A Chicago man was shot and killed Saturday afternoon while shielding his mother from bullets, according to family members. Dietra Luckett told the ...

Hagel and Beyond: Obama's Pentagon Problem Is More A White House Problem

William Bradley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

More than a week after his sudden ditching of Defense Secretary and would-be fall guy Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama finally seems to have a nominee for the post which other leading candidates promptly turned down.

Earth Day Greenwash: API Front Group Iowa Energy Forum Sponsors Pro-Keystone XL Event

Steve Horn | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

The political carnival that is the prelude to the Iowa caucuses has started over a year and a half early. At the center of it this time around: a game of political hot potato over the northern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

Gen. Jim Jones Didn't Disclose Industry Ties Before Testimony at Keystone XL Hearing

Steve Horn | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

The irony of it all: Jones may have drawn more attention to his testimony by not disclosing his ties than he would have by being transparent about them up-front, as required by the House.

Filmmaker Reveals New Details About The Execution Of Kim Jong-Un's Uncle

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Frontline documentary filmmaker, James Jones, looks behind the curtain of North Korea and goes where no other camera has gone before. HuffPost Live ta...

First Nighter: London's 'Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense,' 'Mojo,' 'From Here to Eternity'

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

As popular as P. G. Wodehouse and his creations, suave manservant Jeeves and first-prize twit Bertie Wooster, have been for almost 100 years, they've apparently never toddled onto a West End stage until -- wait for it! -- now.

Random Act of HEAT: Team Replaces 20 Laptops Stolen From Elementary School

L.A. Diaz | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
L.A. Diaz

Gratitude is humility personified; grace in action and it's made all the more poignant when delivered enthusiastically and wholeheartedly by second graders -- a group I might normally say is too young or too distracted to really understand its meaning.

Toward Ensuring an End to U.S.-Sponsored Torture

Rev. Richard L. Killmer | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
Rev. Richard L. Killmer

A non-governmental, bipartisan task force recently completed a two-year investigation into the U.S. government's treatment of 9/11 detainees, concluding indisputably that the United States government engaged in illegal torture.

Jordan Schultz

Greg Jennings Talks Free Agency, Aaron Rodgers and His 'Frustrating Year' | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings is a two-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl champion who's struggled to stay on the field this season, due t...

Banning Books Is Censorship

Jane Friedman | Posted 12.01.2012 | Books
Jane Friedman

Let's celebrate Banned Books Week by reading many of these books that have been unfairly censored.

Heat Forward's Flop Sends Jeff Van Gundy Into Epic Rant

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports

Another NBA game. Another flop. Another long rant from Jeff Van Gundy. The former coach's crusade against flopping in the NBA continued on Sunday ...

D.C. Voting Rights Activists Arrested On Capitol Hill

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia voting rights activists were arrested Friday morning on Capitol Hill in a protest of a congressional measure that w...

James Jones, Father Who Threatened Daughter's Bullies Says He'd Do It Again

Posted 11.01.2011 | Parents

Last September, James Jones made headlines when he stormed onto a school bus and threatened children who were bullying his 13-year-old daughter, Chat...

Christina Wilkie

Dozens Of Former U.S. Officials Make Millions Advocating For Terrorist Organization | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ornate ballroom of the Willard Hotel buzzed with activity on a Saturday morning in July. Crowded together on the stage sat a cadre ...

Enabling the Persian Spring

Ali Safavi | Posted 08.07.2011 | World
Ali Safavi

In addition to pressuring the regime through sanctions and offering moral support to the Iranian people's legitimate demands, the US should follow a two-pronged approach in dealing with the opposition.

Annals of the Overrated: Lady Gaga and The Tree of Life

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Last week I saw Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. Then I saw Lady Gaga on SNL. And I had the same reaction to both: Why are there so many people out there willing to declare this stuff great art?

Publishers Navigate The 'Open Road' Of eBooks | Posted 07.10.2011 | Books

When the popular World War II novel From Here to Eternity was first released in 1951, the subject of homosexuality in the military was taboo. The new ...

Kaylie Jones: My Father, James Jones, and Censorship

Red Room | Posted 06.10.2011 | Books
Red Room

Proust said in Remembrance of Things Past that true artistic genius is generally about sixty years ahead of its time and almost never recognized. Well, it's been exactly sixty years since the publication of From Here to Eternity.

Sam Stein

Former Obama National Security Adviser: There's A Lack Of 'Clarity' In Libya Mission | Sam Stein | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Obama National Security Adviser James Jones may have given the president some mild headaches on Sunday when, in his first set of ...

Lies My Mother Never Told Me: Interview with Kaylie Jones

Laura Cococcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laura Cococcia

Kaylie Jones' most recent novel, Lies My Mother Never Told Me, is a memoir that candidly and gracefully discusses her story to find her own voice.

James Jones, Formerly Homeless Super Bowl Star, Gives Back To Kids In Need

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Football has gripped the nation's attention as it does each winter in the lead up to the Super Bowl. For one NFL player, the spotlight is a way to rai...

Message to South American Left Bloc: Don't Trust Brazil

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Reading the WikiLeaks cables, it is clear that Brazilian officials are exceedingly fixated on their image. They also want to demonstrate that their country stands for political stability.